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  • All stick no carrot: CRC scheme changes create 'stealth tax'

    by Billy MacInnes The government has been urged to review changes to the carbon reduction commitment (CRC) scheme announced last week to prevent it becoming a "stealth carbon tax" on business. When it was initially introduced, CRC adop... 

  • Enterprise failure to backup virtualised data wasting thousands

    The failure by many large enterprises to monitor the backup and recovery of their virtualised data is costing tens of thousands of pounds in failed data recoveries. According to research from Veeam only 2% of large enterprises it quizzed were testin... 

  • In-depth: What's in store for our data?

    Storage is becoming a pivotal resource in IT, as data volumes continue to rise. Danny Bradbury charts the latest happenings in this crucial area. Things must have been very tense in the dry, airless corridors of HP over the past few months. Not only... 

  • NetApp and Oracle settle long running patent battle

    NetApp and Oracle have settled their legal battle over a patent disagreement that goes back more than ten years and buried the hatchet enough to talk of working more closely together. The patent dispute was originally directed at Sun Microsystems, w... 

  • HDS adds posts to boost services capability

    Hitachi Data Systems has added to its UK management team in an effort to bolster its services capability. The storage specialist has created chief technology director and chief technology officer roles in the UK and hired a fresh face to fill its gl... 

  • HP extends use of iQuote tool to StorageWorks

    Hewlett-Packard is trying to simplify partner engagement by rolling out a stock availability, pricing and configuration tool through commercial storage distributors. The iQuote system developed by channelcentral has been used by HP wholesalers sellin... 

  • Dell matches HP bid valuing 3Par at $1.8bn

    The battle for ownership of 3Par is going down to the wire with Dell matching HP's latest bid of $1.8bn in an attempt to seal the deal. The two vendors have been slugging it out over the last couple of days taking the original bid from Dell of $1.5b... 

  • Dell revised offer gets backing from 3Par

    Dell has matched Hewlett-Packard's offer of $1.6bn for storage player 3Par and talked up the reasons why it deserves to win the bidding war for the firm. The Texan PC giant had looked odds on favourite to acquire 3Par in a smooth transaction earlier ... 

  • 3Par will talk with HP but still backs Dell bid

    3Par is starting talks with Hewlett-Packard following the bid of $1.6bn the tech giant tabled earlier this week but is giving Dell the option of coming back with a counter bid. The battle between HP and Dell to acquire the storage player has stepped... 

  • HP stumps up $1.6bn bid to get 3Par away from Dell

    Dell is facing a fight to get its hands on storage player 3Par after HP put in a higher offer in an attempt to get the vendor away from the clutches of its rival. The future of 3Par seemed to be heading in the direction of Dell's ownership last week...